Housemanship delay solution in sight, experts say

THE perennial problem of medical graduates having to wait for months for their housemanship was made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in the suspension of recruitment of new housemen.

In a bid to address the issue, the government, through the Higher Education Ministry, has applied for an extension on the 2011 moratorium on offering new medical courses in higher education institutions until 2026, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba told Parliament on Sept 15.

Start your ads-free experience now!

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Education

On track to further success
Special talents shine at school sports awards
Scholarship fund
‘You need knowledge to be content creators’
Scientific fraud on the rise
When being positive is toxic
Learning through conflict resolution
‘Teachers must go back to basics’
Grooming good kids
Orang Asli school teacher rises to the occasion

Others Also Read